May 26, 2018

  • In New York, the Warren County Supervisors have discovered that it will cost $2,500 per year to have each of the Sheriff's Office school resource officers covered by the county's liability insurance.  County leaders agreed to have the county absorb the cost for the upc...

May 23, 2018

  • In Colorado, officials in the Denver Public Schools are exploring a new policy of creating an in-house school district police department.  Under the plan, the goal is to select and train armed police officers with power to arrest students, but in a manner consistent wi...

May 11, 2018

  • In Missouri, a non-sworn security officer in the St. Louis County schools was arrested and charged with assault for violating school district policy when he used a Taser on an unarmed middle-school student.  School district policy of the Normandy Schools Collaborative...

May 9, 2018

  • In New York, the mayor and the police chief of the City of Syracuse say sworn school resource officers will stay in Syracuse schools.  The announcement came in response to a request from the city's police union to remove the officers due to concerns for officer safety...

May 7, 2018

  • In Vermont, the Vermont Supreme Court ruled that the actions of a high school student, who was charged with plotting to shoot up the high school, did not meet the legal definition of an “attempt” under Vermont law.  The student was charged with attempted bodily inj...

May 2, 2018

  • In Florida, officials in Polk County plan to add 90 armed “School Safety Guardians” to work in the Polk County Schools.  The safety guardian is not a law enforcement job and pays $30,000 a year plus benefits.  Officials selected this option because they could not affor...

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